Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapters 1-7 Abstract
* Because of the abduction of his twin sister Alyssa, abandonment by his father Spencer, and his mother Katherine's addictive relationship with the despicable Ken Holloway, Johnny Merrimon is a hyper-vigilant thirteen-year-old who double-checks locks on the doors, drinks and skips school, and distrusts adults.
* Johnny is haunted by memories of his family's life...
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